The Daily Northwestern

Guest Column: Sand Creek Massacre a moral stain on Northwestern’s past

Gary Fine, Adam Mendel, Heather Menefee, Forrest Bruce, and Wilson Smith

January 23, 2013

Each year on Jan. 28, Northwestern University gathers to honor its founders. On that date in 1851, the Illinois Legislature approved Northwestern’s Act of Incorporation. Soon it will be Founders’ Day 2013, and we will celebrate...

First lady drops in on Chicago as Hurricane Sandy nears East Coast

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

October 28, 2012

First lady Michelle Obama is spending the night in Chicago as she gears up for a  campaign tour through Iowa on Monday, the White House announced this morning. The first lady was originally scheduled to fly directly to Iowa...

Watters: Electoral College predictions give this voter sense of lack of impact

Arabella Watters, Assistant Forum Editor

October 15, 2012

If there’s anything I’ve realized as the coverage of the election has intensified in the last few weeks, it's that my vote isn’t really going to do that much toward determining the presidency. It’s a little fatalistic,...

Ski club heading to Steamboat Springs, Colo., for annual trip

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

October 9, 2012

The Northwestern University Ski and Snowboard Club will be hitting the slopes in Colorado this December for its annual ski trip, the group announced Friday. Ski Trip 2012 will be held Dec. 15 through 21 at the Steamboat Ski...